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Wing, right (part of a diptych), 2 registers, 1 arch across, bands of rosettes (décor de roses; colonnettes) (Back)

Wing, right (part of a diptych), 2 registers, 1 arch across, bands of rosettes (décor de roses; colonnettes) (Back)
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Religious. Life of Christ.

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Florence, Museo Nazionale del Bargello

Inv. 103 C


Height: 166mm
Width: 74mm

Register 1: Last Judgement with Resurrection of the Dead under a trefoil arch (Christ in Glory); Christ displaying his wounds; angels holding Instruments of the Passion (spear; cross); Virgin Mary and saint John the Baptist kneeling.
Register 2: Crucifixion with the Virgin and saint John the Evangelist; Virgin raising both hands; Sun and Moon.
Medallions enclosing pierced trefoils in the spandrels.

Koechlin Number: 0277

Koechlin 1924: France, end of the 1st third of the 13th century.
Gaborit-Chopin 1988: Paris, c. 1270-1290.
Florence 1989: Paris, c. 1270-1290.
Chiesi 2011: France (Paris), c. 1275-1320.


Traces of two missing hinges on the left side.

Polychromy - Gilding
Traces of polychromy: green (architectural details; clothes).

Flat and smooth.

Object Condition
Missing: thumb of Christ's left hand; upper part of the spear held by an angel and right hand of this angel.
Broken around the hinges.
Hole in the upper part of the panel.

The left wing of this diptych is also in the Museo Nazionale del Bargello (Inv. 102 C).

Carrand collection: bequeathed by Louis Carrand (d. 1888) to the Museo del Bargello in 1888.

I. B. Supino, Catalogo del R. Museo Nazionale di Firenze (Rome, 1898), pp. 229-230, no. 103.
R. Koechlin, Les Ivoires gothiques français (Paris, 1924), I, p. 166; II, no. 277.
D. Gaborit-Chopin, Avori medievali - Museo Nazionale del Bargello (Florence, 1988), p. 62, no. 16.
Arti del Medioevo e del Rinascimento. Omaggio ai Carrand, 1889-1989, exhibition catalogue, Museo Nazionale del Bargello, 1989, p. 243, no. 25 (D. Gaborit-Chopin).
B. Chiesi, Catalogo degli avori gotici del Museo Nazionale del Bargello (unpublished PhD thesis - Università degli Studi di Firenze, 2011), pp. 105-116.


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